Wednesday, November 23, 2022

London School of Hygiene Alumni Profile


Dr. Gangcuangco completed the MSc in Clinical Trials program of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in November 2021. 

Link to the blog: LSHTM Alumni Profile

Friday, July 1, 2022

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Gregory House Foundation Award Dinner

The Hawaii Center for AIDS under the leadership of Dr. Cecilia Shikuma joins Gregory House Foundation in their fundraising dinner on November 23, 2019 at the Sheraton Waikiki. During the event, pharmacist Fred Cruz was also honored for his dedication in ensuring access to antiretrovirals among people living with HIV in Hawaii and the Pacific.
Dr. Louie Mar Gangcuangco with Fred Cruz, PharmD, this year's Kahu Malama Awardee

Friday, November 22, 2019

World AIDS Day Declaration at the Hawaii State Capitol

The Hawaii Center for AIDS, the Hawaii State Department of Health, and the Hawaii Health and Harm Reduction Center join the governor in November 22, 2019 at the World AIDS Day proclamation — calling for everyone to join hands to achieve zero stigma, zero AIDS-related deaths, and zero new infections in Hawaii.

Dr. Louie Mar Gangcuangco, Dr. Dominic Chow, Gov. David Ige, Ms. Maya Barney, and Ms. Debra Ogata-Arakaki

Monday, September 30, 2019

Forward Thinkers Conference

Dr. Louie Mar Gangcuangco was invited by the Saint Luke’s Molecular Medicine Society and the University of the Philippines-Physician Scientists Association to talk about barriers to HIV cure at the third Forward Thinkers International Conference in Manila.
Dr. Gangcuangco at St. Luke's College of Medicine, Quezon City, Philippines | Sept 28, 2019

Dr. Gangcuangco and Prof. Shigeyuki Kano, President of the Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine

Friday, September 27, 2019

Dolutegravir in the Philippines

Dr. Louie Mar Gangcuangco delivered a lecture at San Lazaro Hospital on advances in HIV treatment and prevention. One of the key topics discussed were integrase inhibitors, newer antiretroviral agents that are better tolerated than the current available regimens in the Philippines.
Dr Louie Mar Gangcuangco, Dr. Ana Risa Sayo (infectious disease), and Dr. Chris Smith (Asst. Prof, Nagasaki University-London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

Friday, August 9, 2019

The Hawaii Center for AIDS presented research works at the 10th International AIDS Society Conference in HIV Science held in Mexico City in July 2019.
Dr. Lishomwa Ndhlovu co-chaired a session at the HIV/Hepatitis B Cure symposium. He also presented a poster on methamphetamine use and T-cell exhaustion in HIV.
Dr. Louie Mar Gangcuangco with “The Berlin Patient,” Timothy Brown, the first patient cured of HIV.
Dr. Cecilia Shikuma, director of the Hawaii Center for AIDS, and Dr. Louie Mar Gangcuangco standing in front of the research poster on CD4 T-cell exhaustion and mitochondrial dysfunction.
Brooks Mitchell, PhD candidate, presented a poster on HIV reservoir and neurocognitive impairment.
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